Jane S. Gerber

Jane S. Gerber is a Professor of History at City University of New York. Her book, <i>The Jews of Spain: A History of the Sephardic Experience</i>, won the 1993 National Jewish Book Award for Sephardic Studies.

Articles by Jane S. Gerber

How Spain and Portugal Expelled Their Jews

Pirates and plague loomed, and prized possessions sold for a pittance.

Jewish Commerce in Muslim Lands

The learned merchant was the standard bearer of medieval Islamic civilization--and this was good for the Jews.

Sephardic Jews in Amsterdam

Amsterdam became a haven for Jewish refugees from the Inquisition.